Legal Question in Credit and Debt Law in Virginia

I owe a hospital bill of 15000.00 and cant pay it can they put an attachment on my home.i am 66 years old and recive ss

Asked on 4/29/13, 1:45 pm

1 Answer from Attorneys

Michael Hendrickson Law Office Michael E. Hendrickson

Yes, the hospital can record a lien against your property but first it must obtain a valid judgment against you for this debt through the court.

However, if you hold title to your home jointly with your spouse by what

the law calls Tenants by the Entireties, this lien cannot be foreclosed

against the property unless your spouse is also included in this judgment.

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Answered on 4/29/13, 2:24 pm

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